Generic Name: trolamine salicylate
Drug Class: salicylate
Myoflex Cream Regular Uses
Myoflex Cream Regular is a topical prescription cream used to treat minor aches and muscle or joint pains. This includes sprains, arthritis, and backache. It can also be used for inflammation and pain caused by injuries.
Myoflex Cream Regular Dosage Forms
This is available in Myoflex Cream Regular 10% muscle rub.
Myoflex Cream Regular Mechanism of Action
It works mainly by blocking certain substances in the body that cause pain and inflammation. It specifically mediates by inhibiting the production of inflammatory mediators that sensitize nociceptive nerve endings and produce pain.
How to Apply Myoflex Cream Regular
Before using this cream, it is necessary to read the drug information or patient information leaflet, or medication guide given by a healthcare professional. Unless you fully understand how any medication should be used, you should not take it. If you need additional medical advice or information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Make sure to use this product exactly as prescribed by your physician. It should only be applied to the skin. Avoid areas near the eyes, inside the nose, mouth, or around the vagina. This is usually applied three or four times a day. Rub it gently and thoroughly on the affected areas. Wash your hands thereafter unless you are applying it in your hands.
Side Effects of Myoflex Cream Regular
Mild & Common Side Effects:
-Temporary warmth upon application
Severe Side Effects:
-Nausea and vomiting
-Ringing in the ears
Note that this is not a full/complete list of the side effects of Myoflex Cream Regular.
Call your doctor or any health care professional if you experience severe or persistent adverse reactions to your medication.
Warnings and Precautions when using Myoflex Cream Regular
Do not use this prescription drug if you have a known allergy to trolamine salicylate, aspirin, other salicylates, or any inactive ingredients the cream may contain. Observe any signs of serious allergic reactions, including breathing difficulties, swelling of the face and neck, dizziness, swollen lymph nodes, hives, and skin rashes. It is important to discontinue use of this medication if this occurs and to seek emergency medical attention right away.
This medication may be contraindicated for people with a history of asthma and nasal polyps. It is also important to discuss all prescription medications, nonprescription medications, supplements, and herbal products you are taking since there may be drug interactions.
Patients below the age of 18 should not use this medication or other aspirin-like drugs if they have acquired flu, chickenpox, or any undiagnosed illness. Doing this can increase the risk of a rare but serious condition called Reye’s syndrome.
It will be best for pregnant moms to avoid this topical cream as it can cause harm to unborn children and can cause problems with normal vaginal delivery. For breastfeeding moms, it is not known if the cream can pass into the breastmilk. Discuss all the risks with a health care professional before using this prescription drug.
How much does Myoflex Cream Regular cost in Canada?
You may see how affordable Myoflex Cream Regular from our pharmacy. See the price on top of this description.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What is Myoflex Cream Regular used for?
Myoflex Cream Regular (trolamine salicylate) is used for pain relief and to manage inflammation. This is given to patients with arthritis, backache, and sprain.
Is Myoflex a painkiller?
Yes, Myoflex is considered an analgesic or a pain reliever. Important note: this drug is for external use only. You may apply it to your knee, feet, and hands.
Is Myoflex Regular Cream used for tendonitis?
This topical medication can be used for mild tendonitis. If your condition is not relieved by this type of drug, you may have to consult your physician for other alternatives.
Can Myoflex Cream Regular be used by children?
This topical drug should not be used for pediatric patients below the age of 12. For those 12 years and above, it should be used with caution because children are more prone to side effects.
Where can I buy Myoflex Cream Regular?
You may purchase this product from our online pharmacy. You can check the top of this page for prices.
Is Myoflex Cream Regular a prescription drug?
This product is a prescription drug. You need to secure a valid prescription from your physician before ordering from any pharmacy.